Niki was born and raised in Rockville, Maryland. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Animal Science and obtained an Associates Degree from Bel Rea Institute for Veterinary Technicians in Colorado. After Tech School, she worked at an Emergency Hospital in Denver before moving back to Maryland. She started working at Canal Clinic in April of 1999. She loves spending time with her family, husband, son, daughter and step daughter as well as her three dogs, hedgehog, bunny, and fish.